Hen weekends in Edinburgh - because girls just wanna have fun

Hen weekends in Edinburgh are big business for Scotland’s capital, with hordes of women descending on the historic city to celebrate their last night of freedom. Traditionally, hen nights were just that - a night out with the girls to celebrate your imminent marriage. Now it seems hen weekends are as much a part of getting married as booking the church or the flowers.

The variety of activities and entertainment available is staggering, with online companies offering tailor-made packages to indulge the party animals’ every whim. And ladies are looking for adventure in many different ways these days, as pampering, shopping and cocktails are cast aside for traditionally male pursuits such as paintballing, quad biking, or clay pigeon shooting parties.

Quad biking and shooting weekends have always been popular for stag parties but bookings from girls organising hen parties are soaring. It seems that girls, too, want a piece of the action!

Although some hotels object to other guests being subjected to the noise and general hilarity of hen parties, most welcome the booming business with open arms.

Renting an apartment is also becoming extremely popular, giving girls the freedom they want to hire a masseuse, manicurist, male stripper... anything goes on the ultimate girlie weekend.

And with the myriad of pubs, restaurants, hotels and clubs around the Princes Street, Royal Mile and Grassmarket areas of the city, Scotland’s party capital is the perfect location for hen weekends in Edinburgh.

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